defense industry

MTEC SmartZone Houghton

Five UP Tech Companies Band Together For Defense Work

A new collaboration of five Upper Peninsula manufacturing technology companies, along with the Houghton tech business accelerator MTEC SmartZone and Michigan Technological University, is pitching its expertise to the aerospace and defense industries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2013

(credit: Macomb County)

Billboard Boasts: ‘Macomb, Strong On Defense’

Macomb County Exec. Mark Hackel says they want to grow the existing defense industry business — and they’re using two highway billboards to help make it happen.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

An unmanned aerial vehicle design from Merrill Group of Saginaw.

Merrill Shows Off Drones At Defense Show

Michigan’s defense contractors gathered this week to boost business with the defense sector at the 2013 Michigan Defense Exposition, staged at Macomb Community College’s Warren campus by the Michigan Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

Macomb Community College South Campus. Photo by Mikerussell on Wikimedia Commons

Macomb CC Leading Drive To Boost SE Michigan Defense Industry

Supported by a $428,000 grant from the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan, Macomb Community College has kicked off a regional initiative designed to advance the development of the defense sector in the region.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2011

Macomb Community College South Campus. Photo by Mikerussell on Wikimedia Commons

Macomb CC Report Sees Defense Growth In Michigan

To help effectively target workforce re-skilling and retraining, Macomb Community College has completed a report focused on the professional and technical work force needs of the emerging southeast Michigan defense sector.


UM-Dearborn Hosts Education and Career Fair Aimed at Defense Industry

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is hosting a career and education fair dedicated to the Michigan’s defense sector. This is the first in a series of education and career events created through the first-ever Southeastern Michigan […]